Questions tagged [halal-haram]

Questions about determining permissibility: "Is X haram/sinful/forbidden?", "How haram is X?", "Under what conditions is X haram?". (Do not use this tag by itself; add the relevant tags for X.)

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If a cow was found dead, is it halal to eat?

Let’s say a cow died with no visible sign that she was attacked by an animal or snake and is likely the cause of heart attack. Or a sheep dies because she tangles her neck in the room and as a result ...
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Does Allah hate the playboys?

In USA it is cool to have sex with girls to use them as sex objects, then throw them away and replace them with some other girl who is younger and prettier. People call them studs, players, ...
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Eww, a bug. Squish! Wait, should I have not done that? [duplicate]

Question: Is it okay to kill bugs (e.g. spiders, mosquitoes)? And under what circumstances? (Image source: http://www.think-deep.org/values/treatment-of-animals-according-to-prophet-of-islam) I ...
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Is wind and string instruments haram to build, listen to, or play with?

I would like to know where can I find the Hadith in which it mentions that wind and string instruments are prohibited? and if the hadith is authentic or not? and What is the reason for this ...
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If statues are haram, why are there statues in Muslim-majority cities? [closed]

I'm in Tehran at the moment; when I walk down the street, I see many statues of animals and humans. For example, here's a photo I took of the inside of a shop in Tehran: This seems surprising, since ...
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Is it sinful if we develop a mental image of Allah when we talk about Him?

Islam instructs us not to give image to Allah in order to represent Him. Usually it's the case that when you you talk about someone or something you develop a mental image of him. Same could happen ...
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Aren't nasheeds a serious waste of time?

In fact, I think that it has become an "art form," a way to spend (waste?) time listening to "halaal" music. I have even seen nasheed singers sing nasheeds in a rock concert-like atmosphere, with ...
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Is gay marriage prohibited? [duplicate]

Is there anything explicitly prohibiting gay marriage in Islam? I don't mean sodomy or gay adultery. I mean actual marriage and raising a family as a homosexual couple. Sura 4, An-Nisa appears to ...
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Is freelancing halal if my job contract prevents from working for any other place?

Currently, I have a Software development job. But I have a lot of free time which I want to spend on freelancing on Odesk/Upwork. I do not plan to work on anything that is Islamic-ally prohibited like ...
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Halal & Happy Realtionship [closed]

There's this girl (19 years) who loves me so much & its innocent love and I mean it, it can't lead to Zina because we only text we don't see each other & if we want it would be around people. ...
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My Mobile Service Company Gifted me a Car, Is it permissible for me to use/sell?

I got a call from my Mobile Service Provider that I won a Car as a gift. I haven't received the car but wanted to ensure if it is Halal to use it. I did not voluntarily get into the competition, the ...
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Is it permissible to give zakat to a family member?

Can someone give a part of his zakat to a family member (not a parent), say an uncle for example specially if he is in need?
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New Muslim in need of help [closed]

Truly there is no God but Allah and Allah is the creator and sustainer of all that existed, exists and can exist. Asalamu Alaikum, I am a recent convert 2 months in April and I have one very big ...
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Performing Hajj in behalf of someone who is old

I read that you can perform Hajj in behalf of someone only if he/she is old or suffering from a sickness from which there is no hope of recovery. Source: https://islamqa.info/en/65641 My question is:...
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Can we take money from our boss if he does not pay commision and good salary?

I have boss, he forces us to work 12 hours continuously and some time give 1 hours and half hour break he doesn't pay us commission on selling products and our salary is very low can we take the money ...
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Are video games permissible?

Are video games permissible? You act out a story, listen to music, and sometimes worship false gods within them.
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Reading the Quran from the beginning [duplicate]

I had finished half the Quran before Ramadan 2016.Is it okay if I restart from the beginning? Or should I continue ?
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Naming a company after one of the (99) names of Allah [duplicate]

I'm going to start logistics company. My question is: I'm trying to use one the Great names of Allah (swt) to my company. I'm using Al-jaleel name its means The Mighty. So using this name to my ...
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Is celebrating the “Mawlid day” Halal or Haram? [closed]

In my community, we used to celebrate the birth day of Mohammed (PBUH). In the past 30 or so years a lot of people start saying this is haram. Many people stopped doing it for many reasons but mainly ...
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Is it permissible to work in a bank in Islam? [duplicate]

I want to know if working in a bank is Haram or Halal in Islam? I am currently working in a Investment company. I am getting confused regarding this ruling.
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Are processed food considered Haram?

Do processed food such as chips, cold-drink and other processed foot constitute Haram food? What's the ruling on processed food?
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In Islam, does masturbation break chastity? [closed]

"And those who guard their chastity (i.e. private parts, from illegal sexual acts). Except from their wives or (the captives and slaves) that their right hands possess, - for them, they are free from ...
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Is it permissible to offer salah in a shirt that contains pictures?

I have Shirt that contains a Cartoon picture, for better understanding "Living Thing Picture" Can I offer Salah in it ? If yes then it would be as normal as in simple dress? or will be consider as ...
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Should Muslims question about the earthly benefits of Islamic acts of worship?

Ibadats that are obligatory for Muslims like salat or fast, also have ancillary benefits. For example, fasting is said to be beneficial for our health. Judging from this, a Muslim may come to the ...
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Is it permissible for a Muslim to eat something which is offered by a non-Muslim?

What prompted to do ask this question is that last week when I was at the school the teacher offered the students some candy after he came back from his vacation. He is Buddhist. I thanked him and sat ...
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Is mining bitcoins riba? Is it haram for some other reason?

Bitcoins can be acquired by 'mining' them, where a computer generates codes and if they're valid you going that bitcoin. Is this equivalent to Rica/interest? Is it haram from some other means?
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Is dua not an option but an obligation?

Do you MUST make dua? Is it a voluntary or do we MUST? Will one go to hell if the Muslim does not make dua? If so, what type of duas? Types of Dua Dua al mas’ala (ask) e.g. Grant me … Dua al ...
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Earn Money By Sharing Islamic Content is Haram?

According To Islam Sharing Islamic Content is a great work.There are some people who earn money just by sharing Islamic content though they are not the owner of the content. As the same time, the ...
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Are products which offer a chance for free gifts permissible?

Marketers often lure customers with special offers on products, allowing consumers to win prizes by luck. For example, lucky gold coins in detergent powder or chances to win a holiday with "XYZ" ...
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Is it halal in Islam to work as a web/graphics designer?

As a graphics or web designer,we have to work with picture/video for buyer/site,we know animal picture and others are not halal so at web design most of the buyer will want women picture or videos to ...
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Is Earning From YouTube Halal? [duplicate]

Is Earning From YouTube Halal? If I block abusive and sensitive Advertisement? Some people say it's haram and some people say it's halal. Can you explain it?
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Does Allah send a person to hell if he is mad at them?

This may sound like a stupid question but maybe that is because I am not smart when it comes to Islamic stuff. In the hadith, it said that if one does not ask Allah: Allah gets angry. But what is ...
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Is there any prohibition found that no sex for 40 days after the passing away of a father or mother?

My father passed away few days ago and we are living together. Is there any restriction on having sex with my wife while living in the same house? Someone told me that I need to wait a minimum of 40 ...
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Is the name “Christine” haram?

As-salamu ‘alaikum My wife and I converted to Islam recently. I elected to change my name, though I know it's not required. My wife does not wish to change her name. I'm trying to find out whether ...
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Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?

In South Asia, names like Johirul Islam or Kabir Ahmed are very common. My name is Mohayeminul Islam (Muhaiminul should be the correct spelling I suppose). All the first names I noted are the names of ...
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Is it haram for a man to watch an unveiled women on TV?

When we watch television we constantly keep our eyes on a person in the TV show. “O Ali! Do not turn round to look! The first look is all right but you have no right for the second look.” Based ...
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Is giving catnip to a cat halal?

Is it cruel to give a cat catnip? Cats go after the herb by themselves, but too much can make them aggressive. Would it be considered halal or haram to give a cat catnip?
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Is accepting prize money from playing table tennis(or similar sports) haram or halal? [duplicate]

Is accepting money from winning table tennis(or similar sports) tournament haram or halal?what if I paid an entry fee or what if I did not pay any entry fee to the tournament? thanks?
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Wearing Gold Shoes Halal or Haram?

I'm interested in buying a Buscemi Sneaker but I am worried if it is halal to wear it since it has a clip covered in gold as its accessory. I normally avoid wearing silk and gold products but I am not ...
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How can a male athlete accept gold medals at competitions?

I am thinking of taking part in some athletic contests. The authority will award the winners with gold medals. But as far as I know men aren't allowed to wear gold. So how can one accept gold medals ...
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Alcohol in fictional story

Salam Alaykum Brothers and sisters So, I am an author of a web novel, and I would like to know if I can depict alcohol drinking Ofcourse, the main character is not and I am making her personality to ...
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Is it halal if I add some fees on the fees which the consultant has already set?

I work in an IT company, and sometimes I get involved into admission consultant, wherein my friend is actual admission consultant and if anyone comes to me to get admission in any college. I refer ...
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Is Anime series halal or haram?

As we heard and know that watching TV for example Hindu movies, America movies etc is Haram(forbidden), Only watching animals, things and world is halal. So we ask; can we watch Anime series (similar ...
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Ruling on covering the tooth with gold or silver?

Is it good or permissible for a pilgrim after his pilgrimage to change or cover one's tooth with gold or silver metal?
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Is playing carrom-board haram.?

Is Playing Carrom-board Haram.? Please clarify with Hadith(if available).. Thanks in Advance
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Is it okay if I lighten my skin to get to my original colour?

I read that it is haram but it is okay if you wanna lighten to go back to your original skin colour, since it doesn't alter creation of God. I used to be light when I was younger, but then I got ...
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Will I go to Jahannam? [closed]

Assalamu aliakum, I know god is the one to make the final judgement, but I've a question. I keep a strained relationship with my father. I'm 25 now. My father does not go to work nor he looks after ...
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Is my salary Halaal or Haram

Let us say I am an employee and the type of work I do is Halal. Means, I have sold my 8 working hours to my employer for doing the halal work and getting paid for this. Now what if I don't do my ...
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I am a bisexual muslima [closed]

The thing is that I worship Allah, I always pray to him, as he is our god and creator I am bisexual , I tried hiding it for a really long time but I fell for a female, I know that having intercourse ...
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Is Recording Videos also prohibited like drawing or taking picture in Islam?

I knew that drawing shapes that has soul is not allowed in Islam, is this rule also includes Video recording?